NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – What is your COVID-19 story? Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is seeking objects, photographs and documents that show the numerous aspects of the pandemic and its effects on the lives of people in the Lower Cape Fear. The items may include:
All items must have a connection to the Lower Cape Fear, which is defined as a 50-mile radius around Wilmington. To donate an item for potential inclusion in the museum’s collection, the following information is required:
The current coronavirus pandemic is an important event in history and residents are encouraged to save items that tell the COVID-19 story and would be a good contribution to the museum’s collection. Cape Fear Museum will preserve artifacts so that future generations will be able to learn about what is happening today.
To make a donation, ask questions or receive additional information, please contact curator, Heather Yenco at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-798-4359. Yenco will begin compiling a list of items to determine what is best suited for the collection, keeping in mind that greatest consideration will be given to objects that have a clear connection to the Lower Cape Fear and are associated with one or more of the major themes noted above. There is no deadline for donations as many items may not be available until a later date. The museum is temporarily closed and will resume physical collections operations upon reopening. More information may also be found at www.capefearmuseum.com.
News Release Contact: Barbi Baker, email@example.com, 910-798-4367